Interoperability: From Pledge To Production

Interoperability: From Pledge to Production

On March 1, 2016, at the Health Information Management Systems Society conference, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell urged leading health information technology companies and national health systems to pledge to make electronic health…

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8 Questions On Using Data In QAPI

8 Questions on Using Data in QAPI

We recently held a webinar focused on collecting, analyzing and communicating data in Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI). By November 2019, all skilled nursing facilities will need a QAPI program that focuses on systems of care, outcomes of care and…

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Ready For QAPI?

Ready for QAPI?

In September 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published the final Requirements of Participation for long-term care facilities. All skilled nursing facilities will need a Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) program by November 28, 2019. Are you ready?…

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5 Steps To Implementation Success

5 Steps to Implementation Success

I get it. Your team can’t stop everything to implement new EHR software. I know how to help skilled nursing providers get over the finish line without breaking down. Follow these five steps to implementation success: Identify project leads Recognize…

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Ready, Set, Engage!

Ready, Set, Engage!

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear: “I’m engaged.” Is it wedding bells? Now, think about when you hear this from your employees. What comes to mind now? I hope it’s your software vendor. As a skilled…

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How To Succeed In Bundled Payments

How to Succeed in Bundled Payments

Let’s start with the basics. “Bundling” the payment for one person’s episode of care should improve care coordination. It should not be confusing and cumbersome. Without technology to help skilled nursing providers, it can be. Where to begin? Start with…

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Can You Expect Real-Time Support?

Can You Expect Real-Time Support?

We’ve all been there. You’re in the middle of using technology and forget the next step to take. Or you accidentally deleted something that is now needed. Did you want help right away or were you happy waiting to get…

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Are You In The Right Software Partnership?

Are You in the Right Software Partnership?

The need for innovative technology is reshaping the way skilled nursing facilities and software vendors align. With new technologies, regulations, and reimbursement constraints, a collaborative relationship with your software partner is critical. The time is now to engage and collaborate…

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